Wednesday, November 7, 2007

CERT Radio Workshop: Tuesday November 13th from 7:30-9:30pm

The ability to effectively communicate in a disaster is a key topic that we have all grappled with during our CERT training. This in-depth class on radio operations provided by Ed Harris, CERT graduate. If you want tips on how to use your radio effectively or would like to learn more about communications, this is a great class to attend. Please contact Ed Harris for more information.

Mason District Community Room
6507 Columbia Pike
Annandale, 22003
Time: 7:30-9:30pm.
Questions contact Ed Harris 703-501-1400

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  1. TWO SESSIONS - Choose one.

    Tuesday, November 13, 2007
    Mason District Community Room
    6507 Columbia Pike
    Annandale, VA 22003
    Time: 7:30-9:30 pm

    OR
    Thursday, November 15, 2007
    Fairfax Co. Govt Center,
    Conf. Center Room 10
    12000 Government Center Parkway
    Fairfax, VA 22035
    Time: 7:30-9:30pm.

    Contact Ed Harris 703-501-1400 to let him know which session you plan will attend, to ensure adequate handouts.

    In this refresher participants will review operating characteristics of FRS radio, features and controls and simple operating procedures. New material will explain fundamentals of multi-channel operations used for communicating in complex incidents. In an exercise participants will receive an incident briefing, use a communication plan to determine a “working” frequency and practice using net operating procedures, prowords and phonetics.

    Bring your CERT gear, FRS radio with batteries, flashlight, reflective vest, and suitable clothing for the expected weather.

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